Fuel and Oil

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May 13, 2013

Diesel Price Moves Higher for First Time in 11 Weeks

After falling for 10 straight weeks, the average U.S. cost of diesel has done an about-face. Gasoline is higher for the second straight week but oil is slightly lower.

May 9, 2013

Haslam Hitting PR Trail Following Pilot Flying J Allegations

Charges haven’t been filed following a raid on his company’s headquarters, but Pilot Flying J chief Jimmy Haslam seems to have already embarked on a tour to rehabilitate his image and that of his family's company.

May 9, 2013

Champion Launches UltraFleet SAE 5W-30 API CJ-4 Diesel Motor Oil

Champion Oil announced its new premium SAE 5W-30 UltraFleet API-CJ4 Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel Motor Oil for fleet applications.

May 9, 2013

IPA Introduces the Digital Flow Meter Nozzle

Innovative Products of America's new High-Flow Digital Meter Nozzle allows accurate records of fuel usage while transferring common fuels, monitoring volume in real-time.

May 7, 2013

The Parking Paradox

There's a good reason we don't have enough parking spaces in this country, says Jim Park in his "On the Road" blog: Truckstop operators can't make any money with 10 acres under asphalt because trucking won't pay for it.

May 6, 2013

Diesel Moves Lower for 10th Straight Week, Oil & Gasoline Push Higher

The average U.S. cost of diesel has dropped for the 10th week in a row, down 0.6 cents from last week, coming in at $3.845 per gallon, according to new figures form the U.S. Energy Department.

April 23, 2013

Pay-at-the-Pump Limits for Comdata Mastercard Fleet Customers

Comdata has introduced pay-at-the-pump limits for its MasterCard Corporate Fleet Card customers. This allows Comdata to send transaction limit information to participating merchants, enabling automatic pump shutoff when the approved dollar amount is reached.

April 18, 2013

Michigan Considers Restructuring Diesel and Gasoline Taxes

More than two months after Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder called for increasing revenue for road and bridge projects, state lawmakers are considering a plan that would end some taxes on fuel and bring in new ones.

April 15, 2013

Fuel Prices Fall for Seventh Straight Week, Oil Lowest Since Mid-December

The average U.S. price of diesel shows no signs of stopping its recent series of declines, falling another 3.5 cents this week to $3.94.2 per gallon.

April 8, 2013

Diesel Prices Fall for Sixth Consecutive Week

The average U.S. cost of diesel has moved 1.6 cents per gallon lower over the past week to $3.977. according to new figures released by the U.S. Energy Department. The decline is the sixth consecutive one and puts the fuel at its lowest point since late January.

April 8, 2013

Love's Finalizes RFID Fueling System

Love’s Travel Stops is completing the addition of an RFID-enabled payment system at its travel stop locations, saying it's the first travel stop company to give customers the ability to process payment at the diesel bay through radio frequency technology.

April 8, 2013

High-tech Savings at the Fuel Island

Truckstop operators have always used technology to meet customer needs and remain competitive. From relatively low-tech devices such as pay phones and fax machines to high-tech services such as wireless Internet access, shore power connections and smart phone apps, truckstops remain places drivers can connect — with both the office and home.

March 27, 2013

Qualcomm Exact Fuel Application to Reduce Fuel Theft, Improve Fuel Stop Planning

Qualcomm's new Exact Fuel application monitors and transmits fuel level information on the vehicle data bus directly to fleet managers. This insight helps identify discrepancies in fuel levels that may indicate theft, as well as helps fleets make better fuel stop decisions that reduce out-of-route miles.

March 26, 2013

TravelCenters of America Hits Bulk DEF Milestone

LOUISVILLE -- The parent company of the truckstops chains TA and Petro Stopping Centers, TravelCenters of America, announced at last week’s Mid America Trucking Show it has completed the installation of its 1,000th bulk on-island diesel exhaust fluid dispenser.

March 25, 2013

Diesel and Gasoline Continues Falling with Crude Still Moving Higher

The average cost of diesel in the United State has fallen for the fourth straight week. A new U.S. Energy Department report shows it dropped 4.1 cents over the past week to $4.006 per gallon.

March 18, 2013

Diesel Declines Despite Oil Creeping Higher

The average U.S. cost of diesel has fallen for the third straight week, according to new figures released Monday by the U.S. Energy Department.

March 13, 2013

Diesel Forecast Moves Lower

A new government report is predicting diesel prices will be lower than a previous forecast, due to an expected decline in the price of oil along with other factors. The U.S. Energy Department’s Short-Term Energy Outlook says after averaging $3.97 per gallon last year, on-highway diesel prices are expected to average $3.90 per gallon this year.

March 11, 2013

Diesel Prices Fall for Second Straight Week

The average U.S. cost of diesel is down for another week, after hitting it’s highest level since August of 2008 two weeks ago.

March 7, 2013

Congress Holds Hearing on Impact of E15 Gas

A U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee held a hearing to examine the scientific, technical and consumer impact of gasoline with 15% ethanol (E15). The hearing focused on the potential negative impact of E15 on engines, components and fuel-delivery systems.

March 7, 2013

California Diesel and Gasoline Taxes To Move Higher

The state known for typically having some of the highest fuel prices and fuel taxes in the nation will see them move higher later this year.

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